13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  29 h
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Sodankyla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

1
night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 23rd (Mon), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kittila trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Kittila is an approximately 29- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Kittila at -5°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 25th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Muonio takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Appreciate the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Saariselka with a short trip to Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church in Inari, about 1h 10 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. It doesn't end there: get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saariselka trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sodankyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Sodankyla takes 2 hours. December in Sodankyla sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Tue), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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You can drive from Sodankyla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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